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Shelton School District announces proposed layoffs, budget cuts
SHELTON — The Shelton School District are proposing layoffs and reorganization within the school district due to a new state funding model which is causing budget shortfalls across the state.
Washington state lawmaker apologizes for nursing comments
OLYMPIA (AP) — A Washington state lawmaker who angered nurses by saying some may spend a lot of time playing cards in rural hospitals says she wishes she could reel that comment back in.
Highclimbers look to keep win streak alive in conference play
SHELTON (VIDEO) — Shelton Soccer will look to keep their winning streak alive when they host North Thurston Tuesday in South Sound Conference play. The Highclimbers have won four conference games in a row, outscoring opponents by a 10 goal to 1 margin.
Human composting appears to be coming to Washington, first in the country
OLYMPIA (AP) — Washington is set to become the first state to allow a burial alternative known as “natural organic reduction” — an accelerated process of decomposition that turns a body into soil in a matter of weeks.
One dead, one injured in head-on crash near Shelton
One person is dead after a head-on crash involving two cars Wednesday afternoon near Shelton, the Washington State Patrol said. Law enforcement said one car was southbound on State Route 3 at milepost 3.5 when it crossed over into the northbound lane and struck the other car.
Mom accused of leaving 11-month-old baby home alone to have breakfast with friend
DAVIDSON COUNTY, Tenn. — A mother has been charged with child neglect after admitting to investigators to leaving her baby at home alone to have breakfast with a friend, WSMV reports.
04/19/19- Shelton School District Superintendent
Shelton School District superintendent Dr. Alex Apostle came on Daybreak for his Friday visit. This week we talked about construction and the development of the upgraded athletics facilities. He also thanked the high school Basketball coach for what he did for the program.
Family’s missing puppy found hanging in woods behind their home
MONTE NE, Ark. — An Arkansas family is calling for justice after finding their missing puppy hanging from a noose in the woods behind their home. The family said they searched everywhere they could think of, including local animal shelters, after their beagle mix Chevy went missing from their yard d
Deputies: Homeowner shot and killed a suspect inside his home
WHITE CENTER — Deputies are investigating a reported burglary that happened early Monday morning. This happened in the 9800 block of 13th Avenue Southwest in the White Center area.
Gov. Inslee: Rep. Matt Shea 'crossed a new line' following surveillance report
SPOKANE, Wash. — Democratic lawmakers in Washington are calling for action from Republican counterparts following an explosive investigative report from the Guardian alleging that state Rep. Matt Shea discussed surveillance of Spokane residents.
Washington state passes 100 percent clean electricity legislation
OLYMPIA, Wash. - The Washington State Legislature passed Senate Bill 5116 on Monday – a bill that will eliminate coal power by 2025 and transition the state to 100 percent clean and renewable electricity by 2045.
Multiple fatal crashes mar Easter weekend in Grays Harbor County
OAKVILLE, Wash. -- Two people were killed in separate crashes in Grays Harbor County over the Easter weekend, according to the Washington State Patrol. The first one happened Saturday night just before 11:30 p.m. when a man driving a silver Honda Civic heading east on SR. 12 passed a car a few miles
Neighbors complain of crimes in area where homeowner shoots, kills intruder
WHITE CENTER, Wash. – A suspected burglar is dead after the homeowner opened fire, killing him. It happened early Monday morning just south of Seattle on 13the Avenue Southwest.
Senator apologizes for remarks about nurses 'playing cards'
OLYMPIA, Wash. - Sen. Maureen Walsh is now apologizing for comments she made about nurses playing cards on the job. “If I could ever reel back in a comment, that would be the one,” Walsh said.
Washington’s salmon fisheries set for 2019-20
OLYMPIA — Washington anglers can expect a mixed bag of salmon fisheries this year with increased coho opportunities in the ocean and the Columbia River, but additional necessary restrictions to protect chinook in Puget Sound.
Gov. Inslee signs bill adding fluorescent pink to hunters’ safety options
OLYMPIA, Wash. — “Pink has become the new orange.”. Gov. Jay Inslee on Monday signed a bill to add fluorescent pink as a color option for hunters clothing. Right now hunters are required to wear a minimum of 400 square inches of fluorescent hunter orange clothing during specific hunting seasons.
Washington has major problem with home break-ins
OLYMPIA, Wash. — Washington is among the worst states for home break-ins. Security website A Secure Life ranked Washington as the 10th worst state for burglaries. New Mexico was found to have the most break-ins and the rest of the bottom 10 were filled out with southern states.
Jury to decide if death of man digging tunnels was a crime
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A Maryland jury will soon be asked to decide if it was a crime or an accident when a fire killed a man who was helping a millionaire dig a network of tunnels for an underground nuclear bunker.
Johnson & Johnson settles Washington surgical mesh lawsuit for $9.9 million
In an effort to avoid going to trial, Johnson & Johnson will pay $9.9 million for failing to disclose the serious risks linked with their surgical mesh devices, which impacted numerous Washington patients, nurses, and doctors.
Latest: New Mexico man charged after weapons found at home
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on weapons charges filed against a member of an armed civilian group that detained migrants on the US-Mexico border (all times local):. A member of an armed civilian group that has detained migrants near the U.S.-Mexico border was charged Monday with being a felon